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>>> this morning, breaking news. another general's bombshell. the david petraeus probe snags america's top commander in afghanistan. >> general john allen is under investigation for sending what could be tens of thousands of unappropriate documents at the woman at the center of the petraeus scandal. >>> and as the widening scandal spreads to general allen, fbi agents swoop down on the home of the biographer who had the affair with petraeus. >>> and wanted man. police on the hunt for software pioneer, john mcafee. >>> and brace for landing. the jet that ran out of runway and careened straight toward a busy highway. a camera capturing this very close call. >>> good tuesday morning. we have a lot to sort through. a new bombshell in the growing scandal surrounding david petraeus, the man who replaced him as the top commander in afghanistan is now under investigation by the pentagon. >> general john allen is said to have sent thousands of inappropriate e-mails to jill kelly. she is the florida woman whose complaints to the fbi eventually led to petraeus' resignation. in a new twis
>>> this morning, back in the spotlight. >> for the first time since her affair with david petraeus exploded on to the headlines, paula broadwell shows herself, clearly not hiding anymore. new details in a live report. >>> breaking overnight, another recall for toyota. millions of cars on the list because of steering problems. even the popular prius. >>> bus brawl. in view overnight. the rush hour dust-up between the passenger and the driver. that driver, now in serious trouble. >>> and it's one creative punishment. a woman who drove on the sidewalk, forced to hold a sign, calling her an idiot. the judge now deciding that punishment wasn't enough. >>> good wednesday morning, everybody. we begin with new details about the women of the women at the center of the scandal involving david petraeus, paula broadwell. >> since word broke she was the other woman. and we're learning more about the background of tampa socialite, jill kelly. >> reporter: good morning. it has been days since the scandal started. new, it seems there's new twists every day. not just one, but two powerful men are e
. dress warm. we have much more by friday and saturday. it's coming up. >>> gem david petraeus has kept the -- general david petraeus has kept the details of his relationship with paula broadwell quiet. >> today the white house, even president obama weighed in on this. >> we are safer because of the work that david petraeus has done and my main hope right now is that he and his family are able to move on. >> reporter: the president weighed in for the first time on the sex scandal that has captured the nation's attention and forced david petraeus to resign has director of the cia after admitting to an affair with his biographer paula broadwell. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i've seen that classified information was disclosed, that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. >> reporter: another respective four star general got a vote of confidence from the secretary of defense. general john allen is' queuesed of exchanging emails with jill kelley, who sparked the petraeus investigation. >> he has our confidence. >> reporter: kelley is under inves
the investigation is widening in the general david petraeus scandal and now it includes another general. general john allen, entrusted with nothing less than winding down the nation's war in afghanistan. you should know at any given moment there are fewer than 50 four-star generals around the globe for the united states, and they are the elite of the elite. tonight, two of the most formidable, one active duty, one retired, are in the heat of the spotlight and martha raddatz tells us what happened today. martha? >> reporter: diane, the consequences of dave petraeus' infidelity are astonishing. the nation is left without a cia director and the commander of our forces in afghanistan caught up in this bizarre web, as well. it is breathtaking. within days, two four-star generals so widely respected in the midst of scandal. first, david petraeus and now general john allen being investigated for sending what the pentagon said were "potentially inappropriate" messages, putting on hold his likely promotion to become the supreme allied commander in europe. >> of course, it weighs on him as much as it weig
's most respected generals, david petraeus, steps down, citing an extramarital affair. tonight, the shockwaves, the personal and public fall of the man in charge of the nation's secrets. >>> truth and dare. the president speaks at the white house for the first time since his victory, saying it is time to end the gridlock and warning republicans he thinks the voters sent a message about what needs to be done. >>> real money. hol holly day travel prices skyrocket. we show you how to save hundreds of dollars. do you know which day of the week you should be buying those plane tickets? >>> and lincoln. the dream of director steven spielberg. the reluctant of daniel day lewis. tonight, for the first time here, together, telling how they brought a mythic president to life. our "persons of the week." >>> good evening. simply put, it was a shock today, when we learned that the general who symbolized the discipline and honor of the american military, the man entrusted with the vital secrets of the cia, general david petraeus, resigned, citing an extramarital affair. the first cia directo
-mail trail that ended the career of the nation's top spy david petraeus. a third woman surfaces. but she's not his lover or his wife. >>> deadly blast. the middle of the night explosion that tore an entire hole in a subdivision, leveling homes, killing a popular teacher. >>> health alert. the new warnings issued overnight. studies linking flu during pregnancy to autism. and another, what cell phone radiation could be doing to unborn babies. >>> and the nascar track turned hockey rink. a collision turned into an all-out brawl. a racing legend accused of starting it all. >>> good morning, everyone on this veterans day. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm sunny hostin in for paula faris. new details are unfolding in the scandal surrounding david petraeus, the former head of the cia. >> talk of washington, that's for sure. we now know the women at the heart of the investigation that led to petraeus' downfall. she was apparently perceived as a threat. >> the secret affair may have remained threatening if not for the threatening e-mails his lover sent to his woman jill kelly. officials say she was not
are trying to figure out what happens next after former cia director david petraeus quits. i am linda so with who knew what and when about the affair. >>> 5:46. how much was known and who knew about the affair involving former cia director david petraeus. there are still a lot of unanswered questions this morning. and abc2 news linda so is here with new developments in the story. so linda, what new information is out there this morning that you have. >> reporter: we have learned house majority leader eric kantor knew about the affair in october a spokesman says he talked to the fbi about petraeus affair late october. the affair may have remained secret if not for the threatening e-mails his lover sent to another woman who was close to petraeus jill telly wife of a tampa surgeon and a long time supporter of the military contacted the f. fbi after receiving this threatening e-mail. the e-mails were traced back to paula broadwell the woman petraeus was reportedly having an affair with. broadwell is married mother of two and wrote a biography of petraeus saying they bonded over the shared me
. david kerley has new information about david petraeus' extramarital affair came to light. >> reporter: we're learning stunning details about this scandal. about a frighten e-mail that brought down david petraeus. it was an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell. broadwell had access to petraeus. when he was running the war in afghanistan. >> they trusted me. i was able to get great access. i got to know his family and his mentors. >> reporter: confirmed as cia director more than a year ago. several sources tell abc news that it was an e-mail that unravelled the affair. a couple of months ago, a woman apparently in the tampa area, with a association with david petraeus, received a strange and harassing e-mail she not mied the fbi, which launched the investigation. the e-mail was traced back to the computer of paula broadwell. but what agents found instead of a compromised account, were salacious e-mails between petraeus and broadwell. >> there had been rumors of an affair between him and broadwell for some time. >> he has written a book about petraeus that will be r
news now" -- more secrets spilling out about the david petraeus affair. >> there is now a third woman involved in the former cia director's soap opera. and she is not his wife or his lover. it's monday, november 12th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good monday morning, everybody. happy veterans day. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm sunny hostin in for paula faris. we'll get the latest on the dramatic downfall of general david petraeus and a messy, messy e-mail chain in just a moment. >> the story is getting a little juicy. let's say that. >> my goodness. also ahead as we salute america's veterans, the army vet pushing himself to the limb tight pay tributen his own special way mile after grueling mile. >> inspiring story there. stay tuned for that. >>> two weeks now after super storm sandy, the people on battered staten island get a helping hand from some volunteer whose say the official response is, well, too little too late. >> i would have to agree with that. having just gotten power last night. >> almost two weeks to the day. >> yes. >> without power? >> absolutel
. yeah. >>> first, new details in the still unfolding sex scandal surrounding david petraeus. >> finding out much more about the two women whose e-mails touched off all this week's drama. here's abc's karen travers in washington. >> reporter: for the first time since the scandal broke we see the woman behind the affair, paula broadwell, that scandal now include the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general john allen. under investigation for potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley, another woman at the center of the scandal. allen denies any wrongdoing. and the u.s. official said 95% of the e-mails in question are routine and harmless. but some are characterized as friendly and flirtatious. >> until somebody proves otherwise, i believe that he did nothing inappropriate. >> reporter: for now allen will remain in his job. >> the president thinks very high leap of general allen and his service to his country as well as the job he has done in afghanistan. >> reporter: but his nomination to be nato's supreme allied commander in europe is on hold. an official told abc news, the fbi
this back to you. >>> a former cia director david petraeus will head back to washington. >> yeah what is expected to tell lawmakers about when he returns to capitol hill tomorrow. >> plus, the maker of twinkies and wonder bread may be forced to lay off some of the workers, why hostess is threatening to close down its business. >> well, everything is up to speed here on 95 just south of 195. i'll relate you know what -- let you know what traffic looks like here coming up on "good morning maryland." >>> and welcome back to "good morning maryland." the attack killed four americans and today lawmakers will begin grilling a number of people who hold the answers to what the white house knew about that benghazi attack back on september 11th and when they knew it. now the problem is, you and i are not going to hear any of this. for the next two days they're going to be holding a series of hearings behind closed doors and among the people being called to testify, former cia director david petraeus. he'll address the senate house intelligence committee tomorrow. no one was sure if petraeus woul
for so long. welcome back. >> thank you very much. >>> late friday, cia director david petraeus forced to resign after the fbi discovered his affair with paula broadwell. lots of questions of what the fbi did with the information. >>> and we have a major medical headline this morning. could there be a connection between getting the flu or fever during pregnancy and the chances of getting autism. dr. besser is here to break down the new study for us. >>> and justin bieber and selena gomez reportedly have split. we have the new details over the weekend on what could have led to the couple's parting ways. >>> let's get to the latest shocking news that ended the career of cia's david petraeus. martha raddatz has covered the four-star general for years. good morning, martha. >> good morning, george. this morning, we know that the woman at the heart of the investigation that led to petraeus a downfall who is a family who who his lover apparently felt threatened by. >> reporter: the affair woo never have come to light if not for this woman, her name is jill kelley, seen leaving her tampa bay
. the european for yummy. >>> thanks for staying with us, general david petraeus will now testify at a hearing on friday about the benghazi attack back on september 11th in which four americans died. abc2 news linda so is here with those details and linda, is this hearing going to be open to the public? >> reporter: it is not. it will happen behind closed doors at a house intelligence committee hearing. we've learned petraeus will testify early friday morning. when the attack happened in mbenga zoo killing four americans on september 11th petraeus personally flew there to investigate. he was originally scheduled to testify this week but that was derailed when he resigned as director of the cia after admitting to an affair and for the first time since the scandal broke, the president weighed in. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i've seen that classified information was disclosed. that in any way would have had annoying tiff impact on your national -- a negative impact on our national security. >> reporter: the president hopes in the end the paula broadwell affair will be a simple b
-mail cybertrail, his undoing. martha raddatz has the latest. >> reporter: when general david petraeus granted paula broadwell exclusive and extraordinary access to pen his biography, he likely never imagined it would lead to his downfall. but tonight, his reputation is solid, the fbi is under scrutiny and agents have descended on broadwell's home to gather more material. material broadwell is now willingly providing them in this increasingly strange scandal. the affair first came to light this summer as part of an fbi investigation prompted by a complaint from this woman, jill kelly, a private citizen and military supporter who had befriended petraeus and his wife holly. kelly received harassing e-mails from an anonymous account and took them to a friend at the fbi in may or june. the bureau obtained a court order and electronically traced the accounts to petraeus' biographer. broadwell eventually turned her computer over to the fbi. they were stunned to discover hundreds if not thousands of e-mails some salacious between petraeus and broadwell. >> and the fbi, that's why they call it a preli
david petraeus to step down. and today there was a stunning new turn that now the top general in afghanistan is feeling the unwelcome glare of the spotlight. at the center of it all, a tampa socialite named jill kelly. and abc's brian ross has set out to discover who this woman really its who has helped unravel the careers of one of the most powerful men in america. >> reporter: her destrakttracto harsh saying she is a social climbing bored socialite. in the course of only a few days two of the most powerful men in america have been surrounded by scandal because of action she's has taken. sending shock waves all the way to the white house. >> well i certainly, think, wouldn't call it welcome. >> reporter: first it was cia director david petraeus. and now it is general john allen, running the war in afghanistan. togeth together, a devastating blow to a country at war. >> anything that takes your eye off the ball is a distraction. and it will have some affect. >> reporter: officials say it started early this summer when kelly received anonymous e-mails accusing her of flaunting
in the affair that's working washington. david petraeus' career forever tarnished for cheating on his wife. >> now we're learning more about the woman on the other and of the affair. she was the official biographer but also married with children of her on. >> reporter: david petraeus met paula broadwell six years ago. by 2010 broadwell proposed she write his best selling biography. now faces prosecution for adultry since he was still in the military. >> for him to allow her to write it, someone who had never written a book is odd. >> reporter: a long time military colleague came to his defense. >> there was no relationship then as far as an affair. the affair started after he had been in the ceo -- cia, after he retired from the army. >> reporter: another area of concern, if petraeus shareholder cftdz information with -- the confidential information with broadwell. >> the cia annex had actually take an couple of libyan militia members prisoners. they think the attack was an effort to get the prisoners back. >> reporter: investigators found classified material on broadwell's computer. >> to
's secrets, general david petraeus, forced to resign. and what about the woman at the center of his story? tonight, new questions, as well, about what was really going on and when and the avalanche of e-mails now beginning to emerge. abc's martha raddatz reports in now. martha? >> reporter: diane, an official tells abc news tonight,s the fbi discovered hundreds, if not thousands, of e-mails between david petraeus and paula broadwell on her computer, an affair that petraeus is claiming did not begin until he left the army. a friend close to petraeus says the general was "shocked and surprised" to learn broadwell had been sending anonymous threatening e-mails to jill kelley, the petraeus family friend who was so alarmed by the e-mails, she called the fbi. those friends also tell us the general's wife, holly petraeus, is furious with her husband. you see her here at his confirmation hearings back in august of 2011, broadwell sitting just a few seats away. petraeus insists they weren't having an affair then, which leads us to the first big question -- when did the affair begin? petraeus' frie
and a shocking resignation. >> this news is truly stunning. >>> david petraeus' extramarital affair compromise intelligence. >>> with washington still divided after tuesday's election k the president and congress find common ground on the fiscal cliff, immigration and other big issues. we'll ask our headliners, republican saxby chambliss and the senator responsible to adding to the democrat majority, senator patty murray. >>> representatives donna edwards and aaron schock, paul gigot, katrina vanden heuvel and greta van susteren. >>> hello, again. what a week in politics. with his victory in florida yesterday, president obama now has a sweep of the battlegrounds. 332 electoral votes. losing only indiana and north carolina from his 2008 total. the popular votes are still coming in. the president will come up about 8 million short of his 2008 tally. we'll discuss how obama did and what's next for the gop and the governing challenges ahead? >>> but first, that friday afternoon bombshell. david petraeus resigns at the cia after officials uncover his extramarital affair. . >> yes it came to light a
that brought down former cia director david petraeus. >> fbi agents sure did look like they were conducting an investigation at the house of petraeus' mistress, paula broad well, it is tuesday, november 13th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> and now, some breaking developments from overnight. the top american commander in afghanistan is now involved in what is turning to a greg scandal. good morning, i'm robe. >> i'm paula faris. you do get the sense this one is going to stick around for quite a while. we welcome you to this tuesday edition of "world news now." also this half-hour, the fallout from the nascar brawl we showed you yesterday morning. a hefty fine and some harsh word still flying in that one. when we say hefty fines we mean hefty. >> hefty. maybe not so much for him. for a normal person, yeah. >> still hefty. >>> from here in new york it seems impossible some residents who lost power during sandy are now using boiling water as a source of heat. our reporter met some of the folks, we have a look at how they are doing now more than two weeks after the st
track of the sex scandal. it's cost david petraeus his job. and now, overnight, the commanding general of american forces in afghanistan, general john allen, you see him right there. he's implicated, as well. 20,000 to 30,000 pages of e-mails, to jill kelly. >> the fbi agent you just mentioned has been removed from the case, for sending revealing pictures of himself to that whistleblower. the scandal is growing. and it's resolving around the actions of paula broadwell. one day, more stories leaking out. we'll try to clear it all up for you. >> continues to mushroom. martha raddatz starts out our full coverage from washington. she's been reporting on both generals for a decade. martha, this was stunning news after midnight. >> reporter: it's true. the scandal is more stunning every day. now, under investigation, the commander who replaced david petraeus in afghanistan, marine corps general john allen, who has apparently been exchanging e-mails with the woman at the center of the petraeus affair. this morning, the fbi probe into david petraeus' affair appears to have also ensnared his su
. >>> and hearings over the benghazi attack begin in our nation's capital. will general david petraeus speak to congressional leaders? answer is coming up on this thursday, november 15th, "good morning maryland," i'm charlie crowson. >> and i'm megan pringle. it is chilly out there. >> grab the parka lynette. >> exactly. grab a big coat with cold temperatures just like we did yesterday morning. and luckily we have some clouds around because temperatures would actually be colder than yesterday. so if you don't like the real cold weather be happy for the clouds this morning. 35 degrees right now in perry hall. and we're going to be seeing temperatures right around 30 degrees in ijamsville right now. that humidity and dew point the same -- or the dew point and the temperature right now the same and the humidity at 100%. around that area a little bit of patchy fog this morning. owings mill temperature coming in at 35 degrees right now. this is what we are going to expect. the cold weather this morning. and as we go through time, we're still going to be quite chilly this afternoon. maryland's mos
>>> as david petraeus agrees to testify on libya terror attack, some senators are calling for a special committee to investigate what happened. we're doing to tell you whoa -- beginning to tell you -- going to tell you why they want it. >>> how the place is bringing video games to life. >>> and just ahead a story that will make you think twice before eating a sandwich off that airplane tray. put the breakfast aside. we'll warn you before that story comes on this november 15th. "good morning maryland," i'm charlie crowson. >> and i'm megan pringle, thank you for joining us. make sure they are prepared because it's chill lit out there. here's meteorologist lynette charles. >> it is cold outside and going to stay cold throughout the day. we can see what's going on in catonsville this morning. that temperatures at 36 degrees. 40 in davidsonville. elkton at 35 and we have a light wind. it's light and variable but still that is making the temperatures feel a little bit chillier this morning. so be prepared for that. now we go to the radar. not a lot to see. we are nice and dry a
david petraeus. abc's brian ross look eed into this question. did the two women involved in the scandal try to make a profit off their ties to the officers? here's the brian ross investigation. >> reporter: in addition to the book and the sex, paula broadwell's relationship with general david petraeus provided another benefit. a celebrity status in military circles that led to a role as an expert commentator and firing range demonstrator in an infomercial for a company trying to gain military contracts for this strange looking machine gun. >> on the individual fighter reducing weight is critical. >> reporter: on the tape, shot last december in the midst of her affair with the four-star general, broadwell is identified as the author of the petraeus biography. officials at the company, located in virginia beach, said broadwell has no official affiliation with them, but would not answer abc news questions about why they chose to use her as a spokesperson. but watchdog groups say the use of broadwell was a brilliant move. >> people did not have to know she was his mistress. they knew he was
infrastructure led to it. >>> more fallout between david petraeus and paula broadwell. s ptz could be prosecuted -- petraeus could be prosecuted for adult ri. >>> customers at monarch medspa may not get a de-- refund. the company said it does not have the financial ability to give refunds. monarch is telling them they can go to other facilities but the two closest are in delaware and pennsylvania. >> a very warm dpairks temperatures pushing 70 including here in baltimore, 69. 72 in easton. the wind gusts are at 20, so a breezy night, giving an indication of a change in the wind. cold november rain rolling in out of the west, will be dousing maryland making for a wet morning commute. showers by midnight, rain and wind as you wake up early tomorrow morning. we'll talk about how fast this gets out of here. it's a wild ride coming up. >> sunday at the race track turned into a ring site seat like it's a boxing max. >> nothing after the race in phoenix. it was fast and furious. >> it's being called the most chaotic race of the year. sunday's brawl broke out in arizona after road rage came to a head. g
what and when about david petraeus sudden departure from the cia. >> they are trying to determine what happens next and linda so is here with all new developments. what have you learned. >> reporter: we learned eric kantor knew about the affair in -- kantor knew about the affair and he talked to the fbi about the affair in late october. the affair may have remained secret if it were not for the threatening e-meals his lover -- e-mails his lover sent to another woman a wipe wife of a tampa surgeo and support of the military contacked the fbireceiving the threatening e- mails which was traced back to paula broadwell who petraeus was allegedly having a affair with. she is a married mother of two and wrote a biography of petraeus and says she shirred over the mental and physical discipline after her trip to afghan tan to interview him. >> an opportunity to interview him on the run and i thought i would test him but whoa at the time me. >> reporter: -- he would test me. >> reporter: petraeus was supposed to attack on the attack in libya but the interim director will speak in its place. >>>
: the scandal that started with david petraeus' affair has widened. jabble general -- postmaster general john allen is under investigation. 30,000 emails include both allen and kelley's name. another u.s. official said 95% are routine and harmless. allen denies wrong doing. >> the president thinks highly of general allen and the service to his country. >> reporter: as for allen's next move. >> at request of the secretary of defense, the president has put on hold the hearing. >> reporter: the president was surprised. asked whether the scandals with a distraction so soon after the election. >> wouldn't call it welcome. >> reporter: the fbi uncovered hundreds, if not thousands of emails between petraeus and his biographer, paula broadwell, many of them say layious in nature. general allen received an email traced back to broadwell. he told jill kelly about it which may have triggered the investigation. >> new details surrounding that affair comes to light, a look at the fbi's handling of the case. nancy pelosi was briefed by petraeus' replacement mike morrell many said they were surprised they w
.com >>> rob nelson has the latest. >> reporter: in a twist to the david petraeus sex scandal. pentgon says the top american commander in afghanistan general john allen is under investigation for sending improper emails to kelly. kelly is the florida woman who triggered the investigation that ultimately forced petraeus to resign. pentagon is reviewing between 20-30,000 documents involved. allen denies wrong doing. monday, agents spent nearly five hours at the home of petraeus' former mistress, broadwell after the fbi told abc news, they discovered thousands of emails between broadwell and petraeus detailing the affair. in his universe, this moral failing is unacceptable and renders him unworthy of continuing the position of responsibility for the nation. >> the affair came to light over the summer as part of an fbi investigation that began after kelly received threatening emails she believed were from broadwell. >> they call ate preliminary investigation. officials say broadwell had classified material on her computer, which is illegal, fbi doesn't believe it came from petraeus, no charges
280 heads and raising over $10,000. >>> now more on the david petraeus affair. the department is investigating general john allen, the top american commander in afghanistan for what they're calling potentially inappropriate emails. those emails were with jill kelley, the petraeus family friend who tipped off the fbi about emails she was receiving which was traced back to paula broadwell. broadwell is the woman accused of having an affair with petraeus. allen said he did nothing wrong but his nomination as the next allied command are of nato has been put on hold. >> the president thinks very highly of general allen and his service to his country as well as the job he's done in afghanistan. at the request of the secretary of defense, the president has put on hold the position. >> with respect to the initial investigation into petraeus affair, faith -- failed federal -- federal agents spent last night investigating broadwell home. >>> how about expanding your home for a pet in need. we have more on how an anonymous donor is helping a pet find a home in time for thanksgiving. >> r
the home of paula broadwell. she is accused of having an affair with david petraeus. he resigned as head of the cai friday. the fbi found out about their relationship while tracing treatening e-mails sent to another woman that petraeus knew. stay with us all night online at www.abc2news.com for the latest on this story. don't forget to join "good morning maryland" at 4:30. >>> students at montgomery college in rockville overheard a man upset about a breakup, saying he wanted to shoot people. they told school security. they alerted police and arrested the suspect. police have not released his name. >>> yet another water main break causing problems, the latest on madison street in mount vernon. the breaks are blamed on the aging infrastructure. baltimore has a plan to replace pipes faster, though it will take a few years to get up to speed. >> we are so far below where we should be, below five miles a year. over the next years, we have 25, 30, 40 over the next few years. >> that is only half the size of the break on north charles. the problems are not limited to the city. there was a break
information this morning -- 4:32. there's new information around the scandal of david petraeus. the fbi and justice department knew in late summer that petraeus was having an affair. no one outside the fbi was notified until last because the investigation was incomplete and there were concerns about possible security breachesch the entire -- breaches. the entire scandal unraveled when jill kelly received an e- mail she considered to be a threat to her and the cia director. >> the initial complaint was harassment that possibly could have gone to e-mail hacking but there was no substive information that this had anything to do with national security. >> that e-mail was traced back to petraeus the biographer paulabroadel with a and details that talked about their affair. he says it didn't happen until after he retired august 2011 days before he he became the c a director. >>> there are no words of. >>>the tude strong enough for our veterans. their sacrifices are so efence. >> -- emense. >> this morning sherrie johnson will tell you how to observe veteran's day. >> reporter: we are here liv
-moving developments after the stunning resigning of david petraeus. petraeus' cia confirmation hearings, his wife holly, and a few seats away to the right, the other woman at the center of all of this, paula broadwell. abc's martha raddatz with more on a third woman who alerted authorities, the red flag that set this into motion. >> reporter: dave petraeus' secret affair may never have been discovered if not for the threatening e-mails his lover sent to jill kelly, wife of a tampa surgeon, a long supporter of the military. officials say she was not romantically involved with petraeus, but was a family friend of petraeus and his wife. officials say the anonymous e-mails to kelly were so disturbing and obsessive, she called the authorities. they traced them to paula broadwell's computer. where, eventually, evidence of an affair between the cia director and broadwell was discovered. petraeus' is claiming the affair with broadwell did not begin until after he retired from the military in august 2011. it was a week later he became cia director. friends say the affair ended four months ago, about the t
now the secretary of defense is david petraeus, the current sex scandal makes a future cabinet post unlikely. those are your tech bytes, i'm paula fairice. >>> a live look this morning at new york. things just picking up there. a nice sunrise over that skyline. thank you for staying with us here on this wednesday morning. i'm charley crowson. >>> do you remember the back in june also irene from august of 2011? many of you were without power for a number of days, even weeks. that's a similar situation of what's going on for thousands of new yorkers affected by superstorm sandy. now a lawsuit has been filed against the long island power authority claiming gross negligence. >> how much longer can we take this? i mean, i don't understand how unprepared could lipa have been to see that we're here 16 days without power? >> you are hearing from laura brennan there, salt water rushed into her oceanside home, the water heater, boiler failed. she's among the 11.000 homeowners that need repairs before the power can be turned back on. in response to that criticism, lipa's chief operating offi
are expected to tell lawmakers what they know about the scandal that brought down cia chief david petraeus and shined light on one of the top military commanders. officials uncovered thousands of what's being called now potentially inappropriate e- mails between general john allen and socialite jill kelley. she's now talking to the media -- she's not talking to the media. instead, kelley has been calling police, complaining about reporters and others who have been piling up outside her home. she's now requesting diplomatic protection. >> we walked into the gate as soon as we pulled up. and he won't leave. by any chance -- i'm an honoree council general so i have inviability. so they should not be able to cross my property. i don't know if you want to get diplomatic protection involved as well. >> she is requesting diplomatic protection because kelley volunteered with the military but she was never a paid employee. >>> check out these dramatic pictures, a small plane crashing into a home in jackson, mississippi. the house burst into flames as soon as that plane came down. all three who wer
. >>> general david petraeus may resign from the head of the cia amid a scandal, but in a new video game, he's received a promotion. in the new game called "dutiy black ops 2" he's been appointed defense secretary in the year 2025. that game will be released on tuesday. >>> one of the worst parts about flying is waiting for long lines getting through security. today bwi is announcing plans to begin tsa precheck operations. certain frequent flyers traveling with u.s. airways, delta and united will be able to get through those screenings more quickly. bwi is the 32nd airport to offer the program. it has more than 4 million people annually. >>> parking garages in annapolis will soon have rest rest rooms available to use 24/7. more details are being announced today. the mayor and a number of councilmembers and business leaders are expected to take part. we'll have that information for you at abc2news.com. >>> it's that time of year again when the chain saw is revved up to go to work for the sake of the season. and it's going to be taking a pretty big saw to cut through the trunk of the 82-foot
. meanwhile, david petraeus' sudden departure as cia director, has created lots of questions on capitol hill. especially that looming issue, the attack in benghazi, on a cia facility there. some senators still want to question petraeus about what went wrong. >> i know that we're interested in hearing from him. probably in front of the intelligence committee, which i also sit on. >> reporter: it is possible that petraeus could eventually testify, george. but that will definitely not happen this week. >> congress ramping up the questions, even as the fbi continues to investigate possible crimes. and abc senior justice correspondent, pierre thomas, has exclusive details on that. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, george. abc news has learned that paula broadwell, who allegedly had the affair with petraeus, is suspected of storing significant amounts of military document, including classified material, at her home, possibly in violation of federal law. a source familiar with the case tells abc news, broadwell admitted she took the documents from secure government buildings. the fbi
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